Anita Corinne Cox
Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home
Anita Corinne Cox, 79, of Salina, passed away Saturday, July 13th, at Holiday Resort. Anita was born in Rural Lincoln County, Colorado on September 4, 1933, to the late Pearl (Strand) and H. Clifford Thompson.
She was retired, having worked as an artist, ceramist, Christian bookstore owner, and a financial planner and insurance agent.
She was a graduate of Limon High School, as well as the Barnes Business School.
On June 5, 1953, she married The Reverend Robert I. Cox. Together they ministered to Lutheran congregations throughout the midwest.
Anita enjoyed every opportunity to share her faith. They settled in Salina in 1988, to be closer to their family.
Survivors include -
Two sons: Bryan R., husband of Jana Cox, of Salina, Kansas
Eugene R. , husband of Melita Cox, of Mahboula, Kuwait
8 grandchildren: Damen Eugene Cox
Joshua Roy Cox and his wife (Kelli)
Benjamin Robert Cox and his wife (Erin)
Bryan Jansen Cox and his finace Tammi
Mason Taylor Cox
Kassandra Corrine Cox
Tanner James Cox
Matthew B. Cox
15 great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert; daughter, Laura Lee; and her sister, Donna Dotter.
A memorial service will be held at Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16th.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church, 743 E. Magnolia, Salina, Kansas 67401.
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